AIR Researcher Elected to Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association

Washington, D.C. – Gwendolyn Willis-Darpoh, a senior researcher at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), has been elected to the National Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association, which promotes international education and cultural exchange.

The election results were announced at the 34th Annual International Conference, Living in a Diverse, Crowded World, which was held earlier this month in Washington, D.C.

Willis-Darpoh currently serves as a senior-level research team member in AIR’s Human and Social Development Program. She will serve a two-year term on the National Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association, beginning in January of 2012. She received her master’s in education from the American University and her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Established on February 27, 1977, the Fulbright Association is a private, nonprofit organization whose members are Fulbright Program alumni and friends of international education. The Association supports and promotes international educational and cultural exchange and the ideal most associated with the Fulbright name -- mutual understanding among the peoples of the world.

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